Learn what your state needs to know about designing a health insurance marketplace and how you can help assess whether it's consumer-friendly.
Provides tips for educating the public about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, features success stories and resources from state advocacy groups.
Highlights the limitations in states' abilities to keep health insurance premium increases in check and explains how health reform will give states more authority to do so.
Discusses opportunities to protect consumers by requiring that insurance companies spend a minimum percentage of premium dollars on health care instead of administrative costs, marketing, and profits.
Making the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) Work: How States Can Help People with Medicare
Examines how this law improves financial assistance programs for low-income Medicare beneficiaries and explains how advocates can ensure successful implementation in their states.
Refutes the claim that the Affordable Care Act will make cuts to Medicare and explains how the law will help people with Medicare.
Explores the many ways the Affordable Care Act helps eliminate health disparities by improving access to health care for communities of color.
Examines what states are doing to make sure that all children (including those with pre-existing conditions) can get affordable health insurance.
Find out how the 2009 reauthorization of CHIP will help children across the country and strengthen the country's health care system.
Learn what express lane eligibility means for children's health coverage and how it can help states identify uninsured children who could benefit from state programs like CHIP and Medicaid.